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Never had bleeding or pain.currently on methotrexate for suspected ectopic. But have alot of white creamy,order less discharge in knickers?

Never had bleeding or pain.currently on methotrexate for suspected ectopic. But have alot of white creamy,order less discharge in knickers?

Pregnancy unlikely: If you are on methotraxate, it is very unlikely that you are pregnant, ectopic or otherwise. Another cause needs to be ascertained for your symptoms and you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

Methotrexate (Definition)

Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more


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I was just given a methotrexate shot at 6wks with hCG my levels at 670. When will i start bleeding and cramping?

I was just given a methotrexate shot at 6wks with hCG my levels at 670. When will i start bleeding and cramping?

Any time is possible: There is no set time to expect bleeding and cramping. However, weekly measurements of your bhcg levels need to be obtained to make sure you are responding appropriately. ...Read more

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If I am on methotrexate injections for sclerosis and I have heavy menstrual bleeding do I need to get blood work done to make sure not anemic ?

If I am on methotrexate injections for sclerosis and I have heavy menstrual bleeding do I need to get blood work done to make sure not anemic ?

Anemia: 51 year old, on Methotrexate and have heavy menstrual bleeding. Yes you should have CBC ( complete blood count) heavy menstrual bleeding is the main cause of iron deficiency anemia in female. However because of heavy bleed in 51 years old, you may want to see gynecologist. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Am I suppose to bleed after a shot of methotrexate mtx?

Am I suppose to bleed after a shot of methotrexate mtx?

Maybe: Bleeding or bruising at the site of an injection is not unusual. Bleeding from the gums, nose, in the urine or stool requires urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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Can methotrexate cause GI bleed?

Can methotrexate cause GI bleed?

Not directly: however GI side effects, nausea, vomiting are fairly common and "bleeding" is also a potential side effect with larger doses. (platelet count effect) Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

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How long before methotrexate injections start working when used for jra?

How long before methotrexate injections start working when used for jra?

See details: That is difficult to answer because it depends on the dose. I will generally increase the Methotrexate dose if there has not been a response in 6 weeks. ...Read more

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